The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) will hold a media briefing about COVID-19 in Idaho at 4:30 p.m. MDT (3:30 p.m. PDT) Tuesday, April 13.
DHW officials will offer brief opening remarks and then take questions from the media. Those who will attend the briefing include Director Dave Jeppesen; Public Health Administrator Elke Shaw-Tulloch; Dr. Christopher Ball, chief of the Idaho Bureau of Laboratories; Dr. Christine Hahn, state epidemiologist; Dr. Kathryn Turner, deputy state epidemiologist, and Sarah Leeds, manager of the Idaho Immunization Program.
Members of the working media who would like to participate should RSVP in email to Niki Forbing-Orr, Niki.Forbing-Orr@dhw.idaho.gov, before 2 p.m. Tuesday. You will receive a link to attend the briefing as a panelist.
The general public can join the briefing as attendees in listen/watch-only mode by selecting this link:
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare is dedicated to strengthening the health, safety, and independence of Idahoans. Learn more at healthandwelfare.idaho.gov.
Contact: Niki Forbing-Orr
Public Information Manager